It's the Final Countdown

This preseason, the Columbus Blue Jackets finished 7-1-0 to set a team record for most preseason wins. It's time for FOX Sports Ohio's final Countdown to Face-Off

The Blue Jackets begin their 2014 regular season this Thursday, October 9th in Buffalo to battle the Sabres.

For the past several weeks, the network has been gearing up for the CBJ regular season with:

-Seven Blue Jackets Classic Rewinds 2014 

-Blue Jackets Slap Shots Preview Show
  • Jody Shelley sits down with Scott Hartnell 
  • featured Brandon Dubinsky, Mark Letestu and Jack Johnson mic’d up during a practice 

-Countdown to Face-Off promotional spots, including: 
  • three player vignettes on Dubinsky, Hartnell & Horton
  • three memorable moment spots featuring the first franchise goal and OT wins in 2014 Playoffs Game 2 & 4

-Countdown to Face-Off Sweepstakes

  • We asked fans daily CBJ trivia questions for a chance to win a FOX Sports Ohio prize pack.
  • To date, over 100 fans entered the contest. 

-Approx. 72 training camp features and preseason coverage pieces posted on by Rick Gethin and Alison Lukan

- streamed live four CBJ home preseason games

-Daily posts on FOX Sports Ohio and FOX Sports Ohio Girls social media